Holiday Shopping

Minnesotans Wrap Up Busiest Shopping Weekend Of The YearSunday night wraps up the busiest shopping weekend of the year. While analysts say Super Saturday draws even bigger numbers than Black Friday, Sunday also drew in big crowds.
Super Saturday Expected To Top Black Friday SalesSales this Saturday could beat Black Friday sales for the first time in a decade. The day is known as Super Saturday. It's the last Saturday to shop before Christmas.
Best Holiday Restaurant Gift Card Deals In MinnesotaIt's the best time of the year if you're looking for a great deal on restaurant gift cards. Spend $100, get $20. Spend $100, get $25. Spend $25, get $5. It's the perfect way to say "thank you" to coworkers, or your babysitter, or a great gift for family and friends.
Do's And Don'ts For Shopping On Cyber MondayCyber Monday, the Monday after Thanksgiving, has become traditionally the biggest online shopping day of the year. Since Thanksgiving, almost 134 million people went shopping in stores and online.
Minnesota Sees Busy Day On Roads, In StoresAs it is every year, the Wednesday before Thanksgiving was a big day for gas stations and grocery stores. Many Minnesotans took to the roads Wednesday.
Good Question: Why Do We Still Have Catalogs?This holiday season, retailers are expected to send us nearly 13 billion catalogs. According to the American Catalog Mailers Association, that's down from the peak in 2007 -- 20 billion -- but it's still 41 catalogs for every man, woman and child in the U.S. every year.
Survey: Minnesotans To Spend More Than $800 Per Household This HolidayA widely regarded survey of Twin Cities consumers says we'll be spending more this holiday season. The University of St. Thomas survey says holiday shoppers will spend on average about $868 per household.
Minnetonka Man's Website Tracks Products As Prices FallA Twin Cities man's website tracks more than 4 million products at over 2,000 shopping sites.
Navigating The Web For The Best Deals On Cyber MondayGet prepared for big savings with these tips for Cyber Monday shopping.
Some Retailers To Start 'Black Friday' On Thanksgiving DayThis year the Black Friday stampede will start earlier than ever. Best Buy , Toys "R" US and JCPenney have all announced they will open at 5 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. Target is joining Sears, Kohl's and Macy's with 6 p.m. Thanksgiving openings. Last year those four stores opened at 8 p.m.
Why Small Business Saturday Is Important For Your CommunitySmall Business Saturday will take place nationwide this year on November 29th. Since its launch in 2010 it has helped change the landscape of big-city neighborhoods and small town U.S.A.
New For 2014: The Best Apps For Holiday Shopping DealsUse your smartphone to truly maximize your holiday shopping. From coupon finders to shopping lists, these apps have everything you need to get the best savings.